TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily
KRON is looking for a Account Executive. see all

Oprah Winfrey to Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama

Daytime TV host turned cable network impresario Oprah Winfrey is planning to interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for her final month on syndicated TV, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Winfrey will interview the Obamas in late April when they are in town for fundraisers, with the episode slated to air May 2.

The last episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” is scheduled for May 25, with commercials for the final week topping $1 million for 30 seconds.

Winfrey’s departure from daytime TV has meant that competitors are eyeing her primetime slots in many markets. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper launches his own daytime talk show this fall, with CBS anchor Katie Couric said to be considering a show of her own to launch in Fall, 2012.

Mediabistro Course

Reel Reporting: Create Your Reel

Mediabistro Presents: ReelReporting Create Your ReelA good TV reporter won't go far without a standout Demo Reel! Starting November 13, MediabistroEDU and Reel Reporting offer a three-day series for students interested in hosting and news reporting. In this Los Angeles based course, students will learn from and work side-by-side TV agents and On-Air talent to better understand the hiring process and shoot their best reel yet. Register now!